Jonesboro is a city located in Union County Illinois. Jonesboro has a 2020 population of 1,649. It is also the county seat of Union County. Jonesboro is currently declining at a rate of -1.02% annually and its population has decreased by -9.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,822 in 2010.
The average household income in Jonesboro is $60,786 with a poverty rate of 22.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $567 per month, and the median house value is $83,600. The median age in Jonesboro is 39.6 years, 39.2 years for males, and 40.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Jonesborowas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.51%.
97.05% of Jonesboro residents speak only English, while 2.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.72% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Jonesboro is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Jonesboro is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.89%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Jonesboro
97.84% of Jonesboro residents were born in the United States, with 72.78% having been born in Illinois. 1.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.